How to Finalize and Wind Up a Probate Estate in New Jersey (Part VII)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Probate Estate Administration Attorney and Law Firm In our last post about finalizing an estate, I discussed several key obligations that New Jersey estate and probate laws placed upon an executor or administrator. Let’s continue the discussion. One of the benefits of making partial […]

How to Finalize and Wind Up a Probate Estate in New Jersey (Part VI)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Probate Estate Administration Attorney and Law Firm In our last post about finalizing an estate, I discussed several key obligations that New Jersey estate and probate laws placed upon an executor or administrator regarding formal accountings. Today let’s examine what takes place before the […]

How to Finalize and Wind Up a Probate Estate in New Jersey (Part V)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Probate Estate Administration Attorney and Law Firm In our last post about finalizing an estate, I discussed several key obligations that New Jersey estate and probate laws placed upon an executor or administrator. In this post, I’m going to provide some additional points I […]

How to Finalize and Wind Up a Probate Estate in New Jersey (Part IV)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Probate Estate Administration Attorney and Law Firm In our last post about finalizing an estate, I discussed several key obligations that New Jersey estate and probate laws placed upon an executor or administrator. Let’s continue our discussion today. Today I want to further discuss […]

How to Finalize and Wind Up a Probate Estate in New Jersey (Part III)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Probate Estate Administration Attorney and Law Firm In our last post about finalizing an estate, I discussed several key obligations that New Jersey estate and probate laws place upon an executor or administrator. Let’s continue our discussion today. I mentioned that you can legally […]

How to Finalize and Wind Up a Probate Estate in New Jersey (Part II)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Probate Estate Administration Attorney and Law Firm In our last post about finalizing an estate, I discussed several key obligations that New Jersey estate and probate laws placed upon an executor or administrator. Let’s continue the discussion. Distribution of Estate to Beneficiaries What is […]

How to Finalize and Wind Up a Probate Estate in New Jersey (Part I)

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Probate Estate Administration Attorney and Law Firm By statute and case law, the Executor under a Last Will is required to settle a decedent’s estate expeditiously and efficiently and to distribute estate assets to designated beneficiaries. After collecting and then itemizing estate assets and […]

ESTATE ADMINISTRATION AND PROBATE

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. an Estate Administration and Probate Lawyer Under New Jersey Law, upon death, a person’s estate property is first used to pay priority claims for probate, funeral expenses and then to pay debts.  Generally, all debts must first be paid before remaining assets are distributed to beneficiaries.  For instance, outstanding credit […]